Crash Takes Life of Driver

UMITILLA COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing to investigate the cause of an early morning crash Wednesday that took the life of an adult male. OSP investigators determined that at about 2:00 a.m. Wednesday, a Ford F150 driven by Beau Tyree Zetzsche, 22, from Umapine, was traveling westbound on HWY 332 negotiating … Continue reading »

Maya Angelou Dies at 86

WINSTON-SALEM, N. C. -  Renowned poet, novelist and actress Maya Angelou died Wednesday morning at age 86 at her North Carolina home. Published reports show she had canceled appearances in recent days citing an unspecified illness. Born Marguerite Annie Johnson in Saint Louis, Missouri, April 4th, 1928, her poetry described “hells” she “lived through” which … Continue reading »

Death Investigation Near Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) are continuing to investigate the death of a 66-year old man whose body was found Wednesday around 8:00 a.m. in the back of a burning pickup on a dirt road. The Rocky Point Fire department and EMS, along with OSP responded to the dirt road, south of … Continue reading »

Wash. Man Crashes; Kills 7-Year-Old

HERMISTON, Ore. — A 29-year-old Washington man is in custody following Wednesday night’s fatal traffic crash in Hermiston that killed a 7-year-old girl and left her mother with critical injuries. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into what happened. According to Sergeant Seth Cooney, at about 8:30 P.M. Wednesday a 2010 Kia Soul … Continue reading »

Burglary Turns Into Death Investigation

  GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Behind the caution tape outside at Innovative Woodworx LLC, Oregon State Police are gathering evidence on how an attempted burglary turned into a death investigation. “It was a burglary in progress that got interrupted. At some point before officers could respond, the suspect that was inside had some sort of … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Suspicious Death

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death that was reported this morning. On Thursday at approximately 4:30 p.m. Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies were sent to do a welfare check at a residence in the Bear Creek Mobile Home Park, located on Corral Lane in Ashland. Inside the home, Deputies found … Continue reading »

Eagle Point Honors Fallen Veteran

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — More than 150 flags belonging to fallen veterans lined the streets of Eagle Point on Wednesday night. Typically, the flags come out for holidays like the 4th of July or Memorial Day, but this time they’re up to honor a local fallen veteran. Last week, Eagle Point marine Nick Sell died … Continue reading »

Family Friends Remember Fallen Marine

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Bouquets of flowers lined the porch at the Sell family’s home in Eagle Point Thursday afternoon. Earlier this week, the Sell’s youngest son, Nick, a Marine, was killed in a training accident out side of Palm Springs, California. Long time family friend Sarah Thornton was close to Nick. “I feel like … Continue reading »

In Custody Death Investigation Continues

MEDFORD, Ore. – A Medford man leads troopers on a high speed chase and dies being taken into custody. Police say 9:30 Wednesday evening, troopers attempted to stop 42-year-old Joseph Vavorsky for two traffic violations but he decided to elude OSP heading northbound on Interstate 5. They say he stopped the car and fled on … Continue reading »